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Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7207
Phone Number: +1 843-363-9026
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing &...

Vagabond Cruise is Hilton Head Island's original sightseeing & excursion cruise operator located below the Lighthouse in world-famous Harbour Town since 1968. From dolphins to dinner, Savannah to sailing Vagabond has the cruise for you! Public trips and private charters are available year-round. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

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A real dolphon show

My family (13 of us) went out on the dolphin sightseeing cruise and were not disappointed. As soon as we pulled out of the harbor the captain stated that he saw dolphin over by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family (13 of us) went out on the dolphin sightseeing cruise and were not disappointed. As soon as we pulled out of the harbor the captain stated that he saw dolphin over by Daufuskie Island and he was not kidding. There were dolphin all over and they came up to the boat and put on quite a show. Now... More 

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Thank billsaun
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and his wife recently held their wedding reception on the Spirit of Harbour Town boat. We have a few family members who suffer with motion sickness and were concerned they would have an unfavorable experience. We were pleasantly surprised at how smooth the ride was and everyone had a fabulous time. Elise, the event coordinator, was such a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Katelyn did a great job and the bar staff were spectacular. That would include Reagan, Ali, Taylor M., Matthew, and Victoria. This the the best crew ever!!!! Loved the experience. Great job gang!!!

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Palatine, Illinois
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Decided to take a cruise to see dolphins. We were not disappointed. Many dolphins were swimming and were quite active coming up for air. Plus, Justin, our captain not only provided background on the dolphins but also about the surrounding areas and facts about Hilton Head that we were not aware of. He provided his narration in a slow methodical... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went on this cruise because we had previously gone on Spirit Line in Charleston and had enjoyed that cruise so much. This cruise was $64.95 per person, and was way over priced in my opinion. The cruise cabin was old with a bad sound system, no guide pointed out the surrounding areas to you, and the buffet... More 

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essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening on the dolphin- sunset cruise, the captain followed the dolphins as far as he could giving full information at all times. Boat trips are not really our thing but we would defiantly do this one again.

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Morgan Hill, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the sunset dinner cruise on The Spirit of Harbour Town for our 32nd anniversary. When we made our reservations they asked if we wanted inside seating or upper deck seating. I asked what was recommended as we wanted to be able to see the dolphins, birds and sunset. The woman I spoke to said the inside seating had... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had my wedding reception on the Spirit of Harbour Town and cannot say enough wonderful things about our experience! The events manager, Elise, was out of this world helpful in handling every detail or question I had promptly, accommodating every wish, and really went above and beyond what I ever expected from a wedding vendor. The staff on board... More 

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2 Thank Shannon V
Paducah, Kentucky, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really a nice 90 minute cruise. I picked the Dolphin Sunset cruise. We saw several dolphins and some nice scenery along the way. The boat was nice.

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Eden, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a cruise on over to Savannah, Ga. This was a smooth trip and completely relaxing. We had a blast. Ship needs a little updating , but overall we had a great experience. Would def recommend.

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